10/18/14: Quisqueya Heights – A Dialogue About Dominican Identity In The 21st Century @ Word Up

Inwood Hill Park - Dominican & American Flags

(Photo: Briana E. Heard)

This event will highlight some of the many contributions young Dominicans are making to the Washington Heights community and Uptown. The objectives of this event is to provide a safe haven for young people to network, inspire, and discuss their stories in regards to what it means to be Dominican in the Heights and in their field of work.

Invited Speakers:  
Juan Camilo, Founder of Dykman Beer
Jose Batista-Ayala Writer, Director and Producer of FRiENDAMiGO, the play
Rosanny Cuello Ventura, an Educator from Washington Heights
Kaity Modesto Coordinator of the event and author of published literature,Our Heights’ Story: Exploring the Dominican Community in Washington Heights from 1992-2013
Led Black, Chief and Editor of the Uptown Collective blog (Moderator)

This event free and open to the public.

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/QuisqueyaHeights


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